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A worried teen girl.

Do Child Abuse and Neglect Affect Teen Pregnancy Risk for Low Income Girls?

May 24, 2017

Read research comparing the risk for teen pregnancy among children living in poverty with and without a history of foster care.

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Barriers and Perceptions Faced by Homeless Students Seeking College Financial Aid

May 15, 2017

Researchers explore the barriers to getting college financial aid from the perspectives of youth experiencing homelessness and financial aid administrators.

Walter, a therapy dog, supports clients at Covenant House Vancouver in British Columbia. Photo courtesy of Covenant House Vancouver.

Can Pets and Therapy Animals Help Homeless Youth Engage With Needed Services?

April 26, 2017

Learn what research shows about the benefits of pets and therapy animals working with vulnerable young people.

A mentor helping a young man with his work.

What Do Vulnerable Young People Think of a Vocational Peer Mentoring Program?

April 19, 2017

Youth between 17 and 20 years old who were receiving residential and psychiatric care shared their perspectives of vocational peer mentoring within an evidence-based supported employment program.


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